CCSU Graphic Design Degree Overview

B.A. DESIGN (Graphic Information) Overview

The Bachelor of Art Degree in DESIGN (Graphic Information) promotes professional studies in the areas of Graphic Design, Branding & Identity, Web Design, Multimedia Design, 3-D Digital Imaging and Animation.

The DESIGN Program requires course work in Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Fine Art, Illustration, Marketing, Communication, Management Information Systems and Computer Science with a strong Liberal Arts Component. In addition, students are required to complete 18 credits of Major Related course work (with approval of advisor) selected from the university offerings in Fine Art, Design, Illustration, Business, Writing, Marketing, Computer Science, Communication or the completion of a standard Minor or Concentration. The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Design provides professional instruction in the areas of Graphic Design, Website Design, Interactive Multimedia Design, History of Design and 3-D Animation and Design.

Students Seeking Full Admission to the B.A. Design (Graphic Information) Degree Program MUST Meet the Following Qualifications:

To be considered for admission:

  • A student must receive a score of 85 or better on the comprehensive assessment administered in DES 122, Fundamentals of Graphic / Information Design. (DES 122 may only be repeated with the permission of the Department Chair).
  • Overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Student must be in good academic standing.